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London’s Pocket Parks: Bankside’s Metal Box Garden

What looks like an abandoned rubbish skip now overflowing with plants growing in the rubble is actually a specially planted metal box garden.


London’s Pocket Parks: Joseph Grimaldi Park, N1

This is a former church graveyard near Kings Cross, that is famous for having two graves that you are actively encouraged to dance on.


London’s Pocket Parks: St John’s Garden, EC1

This small park near to Farringdon station is unsurprisingly, a former church graveyard, but also the site of a tumultuous period of English history.


London’s Pocket Parks: 15 Clerkenwell Close

This may be the best hidden pocket park in London, or maybe I wandered onto private property, it's not entirely easy to be sure which.


London’s Pocket Parks: St Leonard’s Priory, E3

Sat right next to a roaring main road it's probably not a surprise that this former churchyard is looking rather forlorn, for who would want to sit here?


London’s Pocket Parks: Altab Ali Park, E1

Despite its name, this park is actually a former graveyard and site of a famous church that gave its name to the entire area of Whitechapel.


London’s Pocket Parks: Ebury Square Gardens, SW1

Ebury Square takes its name from Ebury Farm, which used to be where Victoria Coach Station is today.


London’s Pocket Parks: Mount Nod – the Huguenot burial ground

This is a a pocket park that you can't visit - yet. You will be able to soon though as it's about to be restored and opened to the public.


London’s Pocket Parks: Fen Court, EC3

This is a very well hidden little pocket park that can only be found if you're minded to slip through an alley to discover this former church graveyard.


London’s Pocket Parks: Seething Lane Garden, EC3

This is a recently totally rebuilt garden, replacing a classic old enclosed garden with a modern open style, and gaining an underground car park in the process.


London’s Pocket Parks: Brewers Hall Garden, EC2

A less appealing garden is difficult to imagine, and if there wasn't a sign announcing that this patch of paving was actually a garden, I'd have never expected it to be one.


London’s Pocket Parks: One Coleman Street Gardens, EC2

One Coleman Street Gardens is a small public space in the City of London creating a contemporary space as a relief from the hard surrounding streets.


London’s Pocket Parks – St Mary Aldermanbury, EC2

This pocket park covers the remains of St Mary Aldermanbury, a church that was destroyed during WW2, and rebuilt -- in the USA.


London’s Pocket Parks – Garden West of 25 Cannon Street, EC4

A rather fine pocket park in the City of London that is not managed by the City of London. And unlike other parks, it doesn't have a name.


London’s Pocket Parks – St Anne & St Agnes, EC2

This is one of London's former graveyards turned into public park, but with the rare advantage that the church it's attached to still existing.


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